First-degree sexual assault person of interest sought by MPD

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking a person of interest in connection with a first-degree sexual assault. It occurred in the 1700 block of 7th Street, NW on Tuesday, September 17.

At approximately 9 a.m. that morning, an unknown male entered the adult victim’s place of employment and sexually assaulted her.

The person of interest is described as a black male with a medium complexion, skinny build, in his early twenties, 5’6” to 5’10” in height, and short haircut.

He has a tattoo on his right forearm and was last seen carrying a blue, satchel-type backpack.

Anyone with information should call 202-727-9099. Or submit information to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.